Job description:

Core-Asset Consulting's client, an Investment Manager in Edinburgh, has an opportunity for a Compliance Officer to join its business on a permanent basis.

You will be responsible for the company's efforts to ensure compliance with all relevant regulations, as set by the regulators in the industry and will provide guidance to business unit management on compliance risk issues and compliance policies and procedures of a local nature


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

  • Extensive working knowledge of multiple regulatory frameworks, regulatory examination process and applicable rules and regulations

  • Solid leadership and management abilities

  • Solid knowledge of financial models and budgeting

  • Independently stay abreast of company procedures, products, and activity

  • Proficient in Microsoft products such as Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and MS Project

  • Proficient analytical skills

  • Ability to develop solid partnerships with the business units to manage several projects/assignments at a time

  • Solid presentation skills

  • Proficient communication skills, written and verbal

Core responsibilities:

  • Serve as the main contact for the local regulators, including serving as designated Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO), or is the owner of a specific process area(s) within the Global Compliance department.

    Where serving as the designated Compliance Officer as required by regulation, manages all activities to ensure the Compliance Officer's activities align with local regulatory requirements

  • Serves as lead compliance support to local business units in compliance training

  • Performs compliance monitoring and testing, including review of marketing materials, where applicable.

  • At times will be required to escalate matters to senior Global Compliance management

  • Leads efforts in special projects

  • Completes risk assessments and develops necessary compliance monitoring programs

  • Prepares reports and presentations with some guidance from senior Global Compliance management

  • Coordinates regulatory exams and responses to regulatory inquiries and/or findings with guidance from senior Global Compliance management


  • Competitive salary

  • Discretionary bonus

  • Generous pension scheme

Job reference: 8979

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland.

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